Mom's Awesome Potato Pancakes

“My mom made these a lot, as they were one of my dad's favorites. Now I serve them to my family at breakfast, lunch or dinner! They are delicious with anything or all by themselves! Enjoy!”
READY IN:
35mins
YIELD:
8 Potato Pancakes
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel and grate potatoes and onion into a strainer sitting in a large bowl.
  2. Wait about ten minutes, allowing liquid to drip into bowl.
  3. Press out any additional liquid.
  4. Discard liquid and put grated potatoes and onion into the large bowl.
  5. Add remaining ingredients and mix gently until combined.
  6. Fill a frying pan with about 1/4" of vegetable oil and heat over medium high heat.
  7. Drop large spoonfuls of mixture into hot oil and press with back of spoon until flattened.
  8. You can usually fit about 4 at a time in the pan.
  9. When brown and crispy, turn over and brown other side.
  10. Place on paper towel lined pan and keep in oven on high heat until done frying all of the pancakes.
  11. Serve immediately while they are still nice and crispy.

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